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Review: Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez

Warning: this review thoroughly spoils the plot, especially the ending. Additionally this review discusses the portrayal of racial and sexual violence.

After I finished reading Out of Darkness, I started thinking about the different ways authors writing historical fiction construct narratives rooted in historic realities of violence and oppression. 1,947 more words


Out of Darkness book review

I’m not entirely sure why I was attracted to this book when I spotted it on the shelf at Barnes and Noble. The cover was simple and the flap seemed interesting enough but I knew I had to have this book when I saw it. 397 more words


Teaser Tuesday!

Do you get drawn into books faster when you’ve gotten a taste of what they’re like? Well, that’s what Teaser Tuesday is for! Today Teaser Tuesday focuses on our newest fiction books. 1,576 more words

Teaser Tuesday

Out of Darkness Review

For Wash Fuller and Naomi Vargas, their love is a lighthouse. A beacon of hope that persists stronger than any of the mounting social pressure facing them, more forceful than the waves beating down at home; willing to crush them in one foul swoop, and a glimmer of hope at what life could be together. 705 more words

Young Adult Book Review

A Q&A with Ashley Hope Pérez, Author of ‘Out of Darkness’

This post originally appeared on my other book blog, ShelfLife@Texas. Go check it out if you’re in the mood for some brain food!

In March 1937 a gas leak caused a massive explosion that killed almost 300 children and teachers at a school in New London, Texas. 1,250 more words

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[review] Out of Darkness - Ashley Hope Pérez

Release Date: September 1, 2015
Publisher: Carolrhoda LAB
Age Group: Young Adult
Pages: 408
Format: Hardcover
Source: e-ARC received from publisher

“This is East Texas, and there’s lines. 632 more words

YA Fiction